Greer Hannan '09, '14 MNA, '15 M.Div.
Ashley Kyalwazi '18
Empowering the Next Generation of Healthcare Professionals
Ashley Kyalwazi '18 is determined to help build and advocate for equitable systems of care, with a clear focus on improving health outcomes among marginalized communities.
Terry Rose '72
Finding a New Passion for Nursing
In 2016, then, at the age of 66, Terry Rose '72 decided to become a nurse.
Winning for Others
Off and Running
A One-of-a-Kind Museum
Bringing Red Carpet Beauty to All
From Senior Bar Manager to Co-Founder of Connacht Distillery
Brewing Up Community
Increasing Representation on the Screen
Producing for Hollywood's Top Talent
Riley Ellingsen ’22 M.S. and Danny Fritz ’22 M.S.
Envisioning Greater Accessibility
By the time Danny Fritz ’22 M.S. and Riley Ellingsen ’22 M.S. graduated from the 11-month ESTEEM master’s program at Notre Dame, they had co-founded a start-up, earned seed money to start developing their innovative product, and now dedicate themselves to expanding accessibility options for people who are deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Adam Farchone '16, '18 M.Ed.
Empowering All Students to Dream Big
Adam Farchone '16 has continued his work in education as a volunteer for Mind Matters Bay Area, a nonprofit devoted to guiding and preparing low-income, high-achieving students to attend selective colleges.
Elizabeth Wood '14
Fighting to Help Marginalized Women & Youth Gain Legal Status in the United States
As an immigration lawyer, Elizabeth Wood ’14 witnesses daily the reasons why people leave their homes and migrate to the United States.
Garrett Blad '15
Returning Home to Ignite Positive Change
Garret Blad ’15, though offered other opportunities across the world to fight climate change and engage in activism, chose to return to his home state of Indiana to ignite positive change in the community that raised him.
Rachel Wallace '17
Working Towards Ending Systemic Racial and Economic Injustice
Little did Rachel Wallace '17 know that a formative experience through the Center for Social Concerns would form the cornerstone of her work today as the Interim Deputy Director at the Policy Advocacy Clinic at UC Berkeley.
Celebrating Our Hispanic Alumni
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Notre Dame Alumni Association looks back at some of our outstanding Hispanic alumni who have dedicated their professional and personal lives towards being a force for good in the world.
Celebrating Our Black Alumni
This page highlights just a few Black Alumni of Notre Dame who have made a positive impact on the world since graduation.
Faces of Ireland
Jeaic Mag Fhinn '17 lives, works, and plays entirely in Irish, feeling welcomed by the community and making the Emerald Isle his home.
Faces of Ireland
Mariana Silva ’21 has studied environmental issues all over the globe, from Ecuador to Uganda. Now, her research focus is understanding water movements in Irish bogs in hopes of restoring areas that bore the brunt of industrialized peat harvesting.
Faces of Ireland
Award-winning photographer Mary McGraw '17 serves as the digital marketing and media manager at Galway International Arts Festival, one of the leading cultural events in Ireland and Europe.
Faces of Ireland
Conal Fagan ’21, the first Irish native to serve as the official Notre Dame leprechaun, returned home to Ireland to continue his mission of using sports as a means for social change.
Joe Rehmann '06
Bringing Sustainable Nutrition to Local African Community
As the founder and CEO of Victory Farms, Joe Rehmann '06 has ambitious goals: He wants to restore the endangered tilapia population in Africa’s Lake Victoria using sustainable aquaculture, otherwise known as fish farming.
Stephen Ziegler '20 MNA
Empowering the Local Neighborhood
Ziegler’s approach to working with the South Bend community remains in line with the sustainable development principles he learned about during his Notre Dame MNA.
Robert Latiff '71, '73 M.S., '74 Ph.D.
Researching Ethical Warfare Technology
Since retiring from the U.S. Air Force as a major general in 2006, where he worked on research and development of nuclear weapons, Latiff has not slowed down.
Adam Kramer '21 EMBA
Reducing Our Carbon Footprint
Adam Kramer EMBA ’21 is a firm believer in the idea that you can’t change what you can’t measure. So as the president and CEO of nZero, he’s helping companies track and reduce their carbon footprint.
Jane Adler '13 & Rachel Creighton '10
Celebrating Their Village
New and Gold, an unofficial Notre Dame alumni group for mothers, started as an intimate Facebook group of 12 friends and acquaintances. It has since become a “full-blown community” of over 1,500 members.
Andrew Wiand '11, '12 M.S.
Shaping the Next Generation of Leaders
Many more talented people will make their way to South Bend and Notre Dame over the years to come. Not all will stay, of course. But the work being done by Wiand and enFocus aims to ensure that talent will continue to make both places thrive.
2023 Mother's Day
Sharing Our Mothers' Stories
This Mother’s Day, the Notre Dame Alumni Association has compiled past We Are ND stories from mothers and mother figures in the Notre Dame community.
Mike Flanigan '15
Innovating to Scout the Sea
Mike Flanigan ’15 is the CEO of SeaSats, a company that provides solar-powered autonomous ocean vehicles. SeaSats launched in October 2020, but the team of four co-founders has been making boats together since their days as kids growing up in coastal Tiverton, Rhode Island.
Metaya Argaw Tilahun '20 M.Arch
Recreating Urban Spaces
Tilahun and other proponents of traditional urbanism say their designs create more human connection and therefore better mental health, in addition to the environmental benefits.